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    The Next Parish Council will be Monday 9 January 2023 at 7.15pm in the Village Hall

09 January 2023

Parish Council Meeting

Village Hall Monday 7:15 pm View Details

Welcome to Edith Weston Parish Council Website

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Edith Weston Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make Edith Weston a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.


Key features in this website to keep you up to date with the Parish Council and activities in the village are the Notice Board and the Latest Parish News items. 

We have compiled a short document that should assist you if you are coming to our beautiful village to live. Just click on the link below.

Village Welcome Pack

This is the 2022 Welcome Pack. Whilst never quite enough information for anyone, we do hope it gets you started. If all else fails, check out our Useful Links section, then ask a local or call in at the Village Shop and Post Office.

Latest Parish News

Pepper's Christmas services

Oakham

06

December 2022
Pepper's Christmas services

We all love Christmas. Don’t we?

The season of giving, seeing family, of presents, twinkly lights, cosy evenings and carols.

According to YouGov, around 25% of us find Christmas a particularly challenging time of the year.

Marking the start of the winter season we begin to see the nights draw in and our days getting shorter.

For many, Christmas can be a time of worry and of sadness. Seeing family can bring up passed traumas or memories of loved ones no longer with us. For those battling with their health, in can be difficult to contend with the social pressures to be happy and joyful. We see much needed services close. And then of course, there are the financial implications.

The cost of living crisis has meant many families will be cutting back this year. But the pressures to give gifts, to spend money they don’t have, are still very much present. What will be sacrificed instead: a warm home; a hot meal; a good credit score?

For most a season of joy, for some, the opposite.

Our top tips for the season:

  • Reach out for support. Pepper’s- a safe place in Oakham have a great range of drop-in sessions and activities you can get involved with.
  • Spend time with loved ones.
  • Practice self-care. Whether it’s seeing a friend, getting some fresh air, having a bubble bath or watching your favourite film, make sure you make time for yourself, and for what brings you joy.
  • Get active. Releasing endorphins can help to boost your mood and reduce stress. There are free classes at Pepper’s.
  • Spread positivity. Check in with friends, family or neighbours. Having someone to chat to can be a huge help.
  • Remember it’s ok to say no. It’s ok to not see family if it damages your mental health. It’s ok to not get that extra present.
  • If you urgently need mental health support please contact the emergency services. If you’d just like to talk, you can get hold of the Samaritans on 116 123.

For the many who love Christmas, remember to check in on those around you.

For those who don’t, remember this season will pass.

‘Sometimes, it takes more courage to ask for help than to act alone.’ - Ken Petti

To find out more about Pepper’s call 07714503556 or visit www.peppersasafeplace.co.uk

Vacancy of Parish Councillor - Edith Weston Parish Council

Edith Weston

16

August 2022
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NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

EDITH WESTON PARISH COUNCIL NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that because of the resignation of Norman Milne, a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for Edith Weston Parish Council.

If by 6 September 2022 (14 days* after the date of this notice), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP by TEN electors for the said Parish, an election will be held to fill the said vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

MARK ANDREWS RETURNING OFFICER

Date: 16 August 2022

* In computing any period of time for this purpose, a Saturday, Sunday, day of the Christmas break, of the Easter break or of a bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning must be disregarded.

“The Christmas break” means the period beginning with the last week day before Christmas Eve and ending with the firstweek day after Christmas Day which is not a bank holiday, “the Easter break” means the period beginning with the Thursday before and ending with the Tuesday after Easter Day, and “a bank holiday break” means any bank holiday not included in the Christmas break or Easter break and the period beginning with the last week day before that bank holiday and ending with the next week day which is not a bank holiday.

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